Children and Families

We warmly welcome children and families to visit AGWA and explore ALL the exhibitions, collections and interactive experiences together.

Gallery 9 hosts a year round artist-led participatory exhibition series that invites families to interact and engage. See more about Artist Activations.

Boorongur & Reading Nook
18 March – 4 December 2022 | FREE
Boorongur | Totem in collaboration with Noongar artist Sharyn Egan, is an all-ages interactive exhibition, activity space and reading nook where families can rest, yarn and create together.

Hands-on workshops with Sharyn Egan
10am-1pm, Friday 30 September & 7 October 2022
Join us for an all-ages drop-in workshop with Noongar artist Sharyn Egan. Pop in to see the incredible work made by AGWA audiences over the past 5 months or stay for a while and learn to sculpt small objects that represent totems, with raffia and coloured wool.

Boorongur Reading Nook
Storybook Readings at 11am each day of the September/October 2022 school holidays
Curl up in the Boorongur Reading Nook with a picture book by First Nations authors/illustrators and share stories, conversations, feelings and ideas.


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School Holidays

School Holidays

During the school holidays we make available a range of art activities for your school-age children to participate in. 

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Artbubs event


A monthly art outing for parents and carers of under 1s.

Bring your baby to the Gallery for an engaging and flexible tour showcasing current exhibitions and collection highlights, followed by morning tea at FRANK café. Prams/baby carriers and babies up to one-year-old welcome! Baby change facilities available.

The ArtBubs program is currently on hold while the Gallery's rooftop redevelopment project is underway.

On Saturday 27 August, the Gallery is open 10am-3pm only as we prepare for the AGWA Foundation Gala supporting women in the arts. Some exhibition access will be disrupted with two Tracks We Share ground floor galleries closed. AGWA Rooftop bar will be closed, reopening at 2pm Sunday. Details